Sunday, September 23, 2012

Happenings at Orem City Library

Mon., Sept. 24-Film Screening: Sullivan's Travels (1941) 6:30 pm
Mon., Sept. 24-Orem Arts Council Presents: Farnsworth Family Musicians 7:00 pm
Tues., Sept. 25-Special Orem Reads Storytime 10:30 am
Tues., Sept. 25-Seven Turning Points in Orem's History 7:00 pm
Wed., Sept. 26-Utah State Extension Service: Canning Program 7:00 pm
Thurs., Sept. 27-Writing Your Own Personal History: Principles of Good Writing, Life Timeline 10:00 am
Thurs., Sept. 27-The Bright Edge: A Naturalist's Vision of Our Home Landscape 7:00 pm
Fri., Sept. 28-Film Screening: After Tomorrow (1932) 6:30 pm

Orem Public Library

Friday, September 21, 2012

Utah Valley Fieldtrips

BYU planetarium/Erying Science Center

Civil War (Fall or Spring) Camp Floyd State Park- Mark Trotter
18035 West 1540 North
Fairfield, Utah 84013

Snowshoeing with a naturalist (winter after the snowfall)
Kathy Donnell

Hutchings Museum

Officer Friendly- Contact your local Police Department

Red Cross Fieldtrip

Ellis Island Experience (Sept 11-Sandy/July Freedom Festival)

Tracy Aviary Free on Mondays with seven peaks pass

Thanksgiving Point fieldtrips

Cornbellies fieldtrip (Usually October)

HEE HAWS Farm- The original Cornbellies)

Kennecot Bingham Copper Mine

BYU Bean Museum

Museum of Art at BYU

Pioneer Village in Provo

This is the Place Park

Discovery Gateway

Wheeler Historic Farm

Park City Ski $25 ski now and locals only
Utah 5th grade ski passport
Utah 6th grade Ski passport

Soldier Hollow Cross Country Skiing/Tubing

Clark Planetarium

Govenors Mansion

State Capital Bldg

Media One Newspaper Agency
Brian 1-801-204-6112


Lets Go Green

Jump on it Trampoline

Seven Peaks Ice Skating

Fat Cats or BYU Bowling

Provo Printing Museum

Costco/Sam\'s Club Bakery

Antelope Island Jr. Ranger Programs

Heber Creeper train ride

Museum of Peoples and Cultures

Young Chefs Academy

U of U Natural History Museum

Festival of Trees

Museum of LDS church History/Temple square Museums

LDS pasta Factory

Fish Hatchery

Utah Symphony

Kangaroo Zoo Pleasant Grove
Jumpin Jacks Springville
Jump on it Lindon

Shakespeare Festival School Group

Police Station
Fire Station
Red Butte Gardens
Beehive House
BYU Palenaontolgy Museum
Ogden Nature Center
KSL Weather studio
BYU television studio
Living Planet Museum
BYU Art Museum
Hospital TOur- Timpanogos Hospital
Fremont State Park Museum
Salt Lake Cemetery
Reptile Show 801-577-7182
Apple Store Gateway
BYU motion Picture Studios
BYU TV station now on BYU campus- 1.866.662.9888
NOAA weather station-1801-524-5113 (Kevin)
Green Fiber Manufactures Isulation Salt Lake 801-910-2838
Salt Lake Water Treatment Facility
Provo Water Treatment Facility
Metro Waste Management Company
Salt Lake Solid Waste Management Landfill
Hill Aerospace Museum
Wild Oats Natural Marketplace
Sweets Candy Factory
Fish tanks bottom floor of Widstow Building
American West Heritage Museum
Timpanogos Cave National Monument Closes in October
Pony Express National Historic Trail
Anasazi State Park
Golden Spike National Historic Site
Scera Orem Heritage Museum
Willow Park in Logan
Arches National Monument
Mesa Verde National Monuments

Price Dinosaur Museum

Cover Fort Utah

Here\'s some links to some other sites not listed:

Here\'s link to all the festivals in Utah:

Here\'s the link to all the Utah State Parks and their events

Utah State Parks 2010 summer/fall events:

National Parks in Utah:

Utah History/Heritage and Culture

Mormon Culture

Great ideas for Family Reunions in Utah:!userfiles/PDFs/2010Family_Reunion.pdf

Space Center Pleasant Grove

Utah Opera
Ask for student and teacher discounts

Ballet West/Nutcracker
to request to attend a student in-theater presentation, please call 801-323-6911 or email

Utah Symphony
Students in grades 4-12 may receive one free ticket per season to select Utah Symphony Masterworks performances through Symphony for Students: Macy’s sends students to the Utah
Symphony. One (1) accompanying parent ticket ($16 + $1 SL County Building Preservation FundFee) is available for purchase at the time when the Symphony for Students voucher is redeemed. Visit for more information and to register for tickets. Encourage your students to sign up for free eAlerts about student tickets. Email us at or sign up online (complete confidentiality). More info about student tickets:

Utah Symphoy Youth Guild

The Utah Waters Van works for fourth grade and teaches students about the water cycle, weather, and the plants and animals in Utah's wetlands.
Central Utah Water Conservancy District
355 W. University Parkway
Orem, UT 84058

The Lehi Legacy Pool offers a home school discount of $2.50 kids for 2 hours of swimming. 3 and under are free, but parents must provide the 2 swim diapers or buy them there. Adults are free. And if you give them enough notice they can open the large slide.

Another one is South County Bowling in Payson. Each person bowls for 2.50 a game and that includes shoes.

Provo Beach Resort is doing school field trip packages. It requires a group of 30 or more people to get the rate of $10 a person for a 30 minute educational presentation and 1 1/2 hours of play.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Happenings at Orem City Library

Happenings at the Orem Library:

Mon., Sept. 10-Film Screening: Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) 6:30 pm
Thurs., Sept. 13-Timothy Egan at Orem Reads Kickoff 7:00 pm
Fri., Sept. 14-Dean Duncan Presents: The Dust Bowl on the Silver Screen 7:00 pm
Fri., Sept. 14-Homeschool Back to School Night 7:00 pm
Sat., Sept. 15-Puppet Festival: Puppets in the Park 10:00 am
Sat., Sept. 15-The Story of Stitches 10:00 am

Mon., Sept. 17-Film Screening: Bound for Glory (1976, PG) 6:30 pm
Mon., Sept. 17-Storyteller Bil Lepp 7:00 pm
Tues., Sept. 18-Special Orem Reads Storytime 10:00 am
Tues., Sept. 18-1930's Platter Party: "What's So Bad about Feelin' Good?" 7:00 pm
Wed., Sept. 19-An Introduction to the Dust Bowl 7:00 pm
Thurs., Sept. 20-Library Closed for Annual Maintenance
Fri., Sept. 21-Film Screening: Wild Boys of the Road (1931) 6:30 pm
Sat., Sept. 22-Daughters of the American Revolution 12:30 pm

Orem Library